Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks


Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks


The Black Health Care chartbook is part of a series of tools and documents that support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR). This chartbook includes a summary of trends in measures of Black health care from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of Black health care. Chartbook users can download a PowerPoint version for presentations.
The chartbook includes the following sections: 
  • Health care for Blacks
  • Part 1: Overviews of the report and the Black population
  • Part 2: Trends in priorities of the Heckler Report
    • Care for cancer
    • Care for cardiovascular diseases
    • Care for substance use disorders
    • Care for diabetes
    • Suicide prevention and mental health care
    • Infant mortality and maternity care
    • References
  • Part 3: Trends in access and priorities of the National Quality Strategy
    • National Quality Strategy priorities
      • Patient safety
      • Person- and family-centered care
      • Care coordination
      • Effective treatment
      • Healthy living
      • Care affordability


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


Release Date: 2016
Date Verified: 04/13/16
Original Summary: April 2016
Last Updated: 04/13/16

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